May 08 / 20.45 Newcastle (AW)

20.45

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Sky Sports Racing On Sky 415 Handicap

  • Prize money: £3245.08
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 14 runners
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Sky Sports Racing On Sky 415 Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Light rain

33/1 (Won)

  • Win: £29.70
  • Place: £8.60

Form: 786-0

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Some promise in novice events last season; 50-1 for his handicap debut at Redcar three weeks ago (Class 5; 7f, soft) when he failed to land a blow; may be sharper today and this is a drop in class but still not easily recommended; visor tried for the first time.
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1

(1)

9th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 1

14:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Doctor Khan Junior

9st 5lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Geoff Oldroyd

Making giant strides in handicaps, winning his last four starts on the AW, two of them over C&D; impressive here three weeks ago and he needs serious consideration despite the unfavourable terms.

7/2

1st

3

(5)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 2

19:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Doctor Khan Junior

8st 13lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Geoff Oldroyd

started quickly, made all, shaken up and quickened clear 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, eased towards finish, unchallenged

9/4

1st

12

(12)

9th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 2

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Doctor Khan Junior

8st 9lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Geoff Oldroyd

made all

7/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 01048- C

Last run: 195 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Only 1lb higher than for his Catterick win (6f, heavy; well backed) last September; ended 2022 quietly but returns with his yard ticking along nicely; goes well on Tapeta; betting instructive.
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9th

7

(10)

6th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

18:48 Carlisle

Lezardrieux

9st 7lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Grant Tuer

11 successes in total and he's now back below his last winning mark; might still have needed the run when sixth behind Golden Rainbow and Rainbow Rain at Thirsk (5f, good to firm) 12 days ago, and he's now better off with them both.

9/1

6th

5

(10)

24th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Thirsk

Lezardrieux

9st 8lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Grant Tuer

A dual 6f winner in 2023 but he's yet to fire in two runs this term, beating only one at Catterick (6f) 16 days ago; he needs to take a big step forward.

33/1

8th

8

(4)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 212y

Class 5

18:10 Catterick

Lezardrieux

8st 12lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Grant Tuer

Three-time C&D winner; 6lb lower than when making most here last May; not at his best in three runs around the turn of the year and could come on for this return from five months off.

14/1

3rd
5 (2)
Thaki

7/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 372763 CD

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Five-time AW winner (two over C&D) who has run two sound races for his new yard, more recently on turf on Thursday; repeat will see him on the premises.
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1

(9)

8th Jul 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Ayr

Thaki

10st 0lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Katie Scott

Regained the winning thread at Hamilton (6f, good) last time and remains favourably treated on peak form; defied a 4lb higher mark over C&D last August and warrants respect.

11/4

1st

3

(3)

27th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 6y

Class 6

20:45 Hamilton

Thaki

9st 10lb

J: Sam James

T: Katie Scott

made virtually all, hung right from over 1f out, clear with one other and ridden inside final furlong, kept on well

10/1

4th
7 (13)
Jems Bond

6/1

Form: 183137 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Three wins here this year (6f twice and 7f) and placed off this mark on his penultimate start; wouldn't judge him too harshly on latest turf run; more appealing than many.
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17th

20

(3)

18th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:02 Thirsk

Jems Bond

8st 9lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Alan Brown

Six-time AW winner but unplaced all 11 turf runs and easy to have reservations about.

14/1

17th

20

(3)

18th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:02 Thirsk

Jems Bond

8st 9lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Alan Brown

raced centre

14/1

5th

6

(2)

3rd May 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Jems Bond

9st 2lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Alan Brown

Last five wins have come here (6f/7f), but losing run up to 14 and he finished behind two of these when seventh of 11 over C&D last month; needs a turnaround.

12/1

5/1

Form: 200-40 CD

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Three C&D wins to his name and ran well here on his return to action last month; less good on turf nine days ago but drops in class today and he's the type to bounce back quickly.
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5th

9

(2)

28th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 5f 110y

Class 6

16:40 Wetherby

Redzone

9st 2lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Bryan Smart

On the downgrade now but made the frame in two 6f AW handicaps at Newcastle last month and has placed form on soft; considered each-way.

5/1

5th

9

(2)

28th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 5f 110y

Class 6

16:40 Wetherby

Redzone

9st 2lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Bryan Smart

On the downgrade now but made the frame in two 6f AW handicaps at Newcastle last month and has placed form on soft; considered each-way.

5/1

4th

5

(6)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Redzone

9st 5lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Bryan Smart

Consistency hasn't always been his strong suit and hasn't won for nearly two years but down in the weights and ran respectably in refitted cheekpieces over C&D last time; wouldn't be certain to back that up.

13/2

9/1

Form: 853284 CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Four 6f Tapeta wins this winter, two of them at this track; went close off this mark here last month and he should make another bold bid.
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5th

4

(3)

4th Jun 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Tathmeen

9st 7lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

Multiple AW winner, most recently at Newcastle (off 5lb lower) in March; never figured on turf last week; return to this sphere is a plus.

10/1

9th

9

(11)

28th May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 217y

Class 6

17:10 Redcar

Tathmeen

10st 9lb

J: Mr Kevin Skelton

T: Antony Brittain

held up in rear, edged right over 1f out, never on terms

11/1

9th

9

(11)

28th May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 217y

Class 6

17:10 Redcar

Tathmeen

10st 9lb

J: Mr Kevin Skelton

T: Antony Brittain

Resumed winning ways at Newcastle (6f) in March and he posted another good effort when third of ten there 32 days ago; he can make his presence felt once more.

11/1

7/1

Form: 106-86 D

Last run: 69 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Hit and miss for former yard but did win four races, one over 6f on Tapeta; back to last winning mark and quite possible Mick Appleby can coax a bit more from him.
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7th

6

(12)

15th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 3y

Class 6

17:10 Yarmouth

Hilarys Boy

9st 10lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

slowly into stride, held up in rear, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and no impression from 2f out

12/1

7th

14

(11)

8th May 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:45 Newcastle (AW)

Hilarys Boy

8st 10lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Michael Appleby

taken down early, dwelt start and bumped start, towards rear

7/1

7

(15)

29th Apr 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:25 Leicester

Hilarys Boy

9st 1lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

OUR TIP
8th
2 (1)
Bayraat

12/1

Form: 4240-4

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced and he has shown promise on Tapeta; needs more than on his seasonal reappearance but that's quite possible.
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7th

12

(9)

12th Jul 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

16:55 York

Bayraat

8st 10lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Tom Tate

midfield, waiting for room 3f out, bit short of room 2f out, kept on towards near side inside final furlong, no telling impression

20/1

11th

10

(11)

6th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:35 Haydock

Bayraat

9st 0lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Tom Tate

upset in stalls, took keen hold, held up in rear, no impression from 2f out

14/1

9th

7

(2)

2nd Oct 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Bayraat

9st 5lb

J: Jack Garritty

T: Tom Tate

prominent

6/1

Form: 43346- D

Last run: 250 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Won on her 2022 reappearance and nicely treated on her peak form so there are reasons to be hopeful; cheekpieces left off; AW debut.
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7th

7

(4)

5th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

18:00 Beverley

Emeralds Pride

9st 1lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

slowly away, took keen hold, in rear

4/1

1st

5

(7)

14th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:15 Beverley

Emeralds Pride

9st 5lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

Ended last season on a high with cheekpieces refitted, completing a hat-trick over 5f including a win here (good); off eight months, but she has won after a similar absence and is shortlisted from her 3lb higher mark.

11/2

16/1

Form: 706-00 CD

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Hasn't been near his best in the last nine months but that is reflected in his mark; latest turf run forgivable but others have less to prove; new accessories today.
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10th

13

(7)

8th May 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:45 Newcastle (AW)

Gowanlad

9st 3lb

J: Madi Patzelt

T: Philip Kirby

midfield

16/1

13th

9

(5)

22nd Apr 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:50 Thirsk

Gowanlad

9st 4lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Philip Kirby

raced near side

14/1

10th

6

(9)

23rd Feb 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Gowanlad

9st 2lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Philip Kirby

All three wins on Tapeta, the latest over 5f here a year ago; now 6lb lower, but he has finished out of the frame in all eight starts since that success so doubts over whether he can take advantage.

14/1

33/1

Form: 05038/

Last run: 594 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Ability for Michael Dods as a 2yo, notably a front-running third of 14 in a 7f nursery here (blinkered first time); absent since a lesser effort two weeks later; best watched without blinkers and after such a long layoff.
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12

(1)

10th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

14:50 Catterick

Secret Daay

8st 9lb

J: Paula Muir

T: David Thompson

Some fair efforts in AW classifieds earlier this year but soundly beaten back on turf the last twice and he remains a maiden after 23 starts.

16/1

13th

14

(1)

24th Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:00 Thirsk

Secret Daay

9st 9lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: David Thompson

prominent

20/1

4th

8

(10)

23rd May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:15 Catterick

Secret Daay

9st 0lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: David Thompson

prominent, bumped over 2f out, soon switched to near side, lost third over 1f out, soon weakened

14/1

12/1

Form: 61999- D

Last run: 185 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Won twice over this trip at Wolverhampton last summer, looking progressive in the process; less good on final three runs but he's the type his trainer will get more out of at some point; whether it will be after a six-month break remains to be seen.
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2nd

5

(5)

4th Jun 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Eldeyaar

9st 5lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Antony Brittain

Not particularly consistent but has run well on two of his last four starts, last time finishing a close third over C&D; would have a chance on that form.

6/1

3rd

6

(8)

13th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

18:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Eldeyaar

9st 1lb

J: Alex Fielding

T: Antony Brittain

Won 6f handicaps at Ripon (good) and Catterick (soft) last September; back to a good mark but could have run a lot better the last twice.

20/1

3rd

6

(8)

13th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

18:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Eldeyaar

9st 1lb

J: Alex Fielding

T: Antony Brittain

Won 6f handicaps at Ripon (good) and Catterick (soft) last September; back to a good mark but could have run a lot better the last twice.

20/1

Form: 418515 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
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9th

7

(13)

5th Jul 2024

Good

0m 6f 2y

Class 6

17:35 Doncaster

Athollblair Boy

10st 0lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Nigel Tinkler

Veteran who is best known for his exploits on the Newcastle AW and is just 3-58 on turf, though two of those wins came here (6f/7f); ran well when fourth of 12 at Nottingham (6f, good) last time and is 1lb below his last winning mark, but others appeal more for the win.

14/1

4th

4

(12)

13th Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 18y

Class 6

16:20 Nottingham

Athollblair Boy

10st 2lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Nigel Tinkler

Veteran who is best known for his exploits at Newcastle (11 wins); below par on turf the last twice and any rain would compromise his chance.

33/1

6th

2

(10)

1st Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 2y

Class 6

20:20 Doncaster

Athollblair Boy

9st 10lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Nigel Tinkler

Veteran who is best known for his exploits at Newcastle (11 wins); two wins and three seconds from 15 visits to Doncaster though and a recent 5f run at Beverley should have sharpened him up; capable of a big run were the ground to ride good or faster.

12/1

Form: -23025

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Doesn't help herself by refusing to settle but she's talented for one that races at this level; second to Athollblair Boy here in March; cheekpieces didn't help last time and they are quickly dispensed with; not one for maximum faith but no surprise to see her run well.
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1st

7

(7)

23rd Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Mumcat

9st 5lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Jacqueline Coward

Plenty of expensive defeats in recent times and a strike-rate of 2-43 speaks loud; she remains well treated, though, and is well up to winning if she settles and gets the breaks.

7/1

1st

7

(7)

23rd Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Mumcat

9st 5lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Jacqueline Coward

Plenty of expensive defeats in recent times and a strike-rate of 2-43 speaks loud; she remains well treated, though, and is well up to winning if she settles and gets the breaks.

7/1

4th

7

(10)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Mumcat

9st 3lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Jacqueline Coward

Has record of 2-42 but both wins have come on Tapeta and she's finished placed at Southwell (6f) and Newcastle (5f) in last three runs; has wide draw back at this track but she could go well again on this step back up in trip; reapplied cheekpieces replace blinkers.

9/1

Non-runners

Athollblair Boy

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £308.70
Straight Forecast £259.96
Tricast £1257.82
Trifecta £2286.20

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Athollblair Boy

Daily Mirror:

Mumcat

D Express:

Emeralds Pride

The Guardian:

Hilary's Boy

Daily Record:

Thaki

The Times:

Lezardrieux

The Sun:

Jems Bond

The Star:

Bayraat

RP RATINGS:

Redzone

POSTDATA:

Tathmeen

Telegraph:

Athollblair Boy

Daily Mail:

Athollblair Boy